Bennedict Mathurin led a balanced scoring attack with 13 points off the bench, Jordan Brown added 12 points, and Arizona routed Washington 80-53 on Thursday night.
The Pac-12 occupied a precarious perch on the college basketball landscape as it transitions to conference-only play this week — and that was before news came late Tuesday morning that Arizona had self-imposed a postseason ban for “serious lapses in judgment” by staff members.
Any chance the Washington men’s basketball team has at salvaging a season that already seems lost depends on what happens over the next week.
During his four-year tenure with the Washington men’s basketball team, coach Mike Hopkins hasn’t lost many nonconference games at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Chris Duarte and Eugene Omoruyi scored 14 points apiece, Eric Williams Jr. added 14, and Oregon held on to beat rival Washington 74-71 on Saturday night.
Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since the university announced Husky star Nahziah Carter had been suspended following university investigations upholding two sexual assault allegations.
SEATTLE – For the first time since 2002 – when Lorenzo Romar took over – the Washington men’s basketball team has started a season 0-3.
SEATTLE – Nahziah Carter’s career with the Washington Huskies is over.
Alfonso Plummer scored 21 points, Timmy Allen added 14, and Utah used an 18-0 run midway through the second half to pull away for a 76-62 win over Washington on Thursday in the Pac-12 Conference opener for both schools.
LAS VEGAS – Jock Perry scored 21 points, Arinze Chidom had eight points and 12 rebounds and UC Riverside beat Washington 57-42 on Tuesday for coach Mike Magpayo’s first victory with the Highlanders.
Washington men’s coach Mike Hopkins said more than once Sunday that this basketball season is “all about the kids” – providing them what he called “a sense of normalcy” when the rest of their lives are anything but normal.
The start to the season was less than ideal for the Washington men’s basketball team.
The Washington men’s basketball team had hoped to start its delayed season on Wednesday with the Husky Classic.
The first two seasons went almost perfectly for Mike Hopkins. A season for building a foundation and trust was followed by a season where everything meshed and Washington won a Pac-12 regular-season title and made a return to the NCAA Tournament.
The NCAA announced Monday it is planning to move the entire 68-team tournament to a single geographic area and is in negotiations with Indianapolis, originally scheduled to host the Final Four in April.
The former Syracuse assistant came to Washington as a low-profile name who quickly remade UW into a high-profile program.
SEATTLE – Less than a month before the start of the men’s college basketball season, there’s still much uncertainty surrounding the Washington Huskies.
In a presentation to the University of Washington’s board of regents on Thursday, athletics director Jen Cohen and chief financial officer Kate Cullen outlined plans to shrink department salaries by 17% – or $8 million – in the 2021 fiscal year.
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